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Recipe Makeover: Dairy Queen’s Peanut Buster Parfait


If frequent runs to Dairy Queen have been packing on the pounds—and breaking the bank this summer check out this DQ recipe makeover from You still get all the chocolaty, peanuty goodness you love from Dairy Queen's Peanut Buster Parfait but it contains just half the calories and fat and one third the carbs and sugar of the original recipe. Plus, whipping up the cool and creamy treat at home will save not just your waistline, but your wallet as well.

Serves: 1
1 cup vanilla Greek frozen yogurt
1 tablespoon dark chocolate chips
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped dry roasted peanuts
Scoop yogurt into a desert bowl. Top with chocolate chips and peanuts. Enjoy!
Dairy Queen Peanut Buster Parfait vs. Greek frozen yogurt choco-peanut parfait:
Calories: 710 vs. 355
Fat: 31g vs. 11.5g
Saturated fat: 18g vs. 4g
Carbs: 96g vs. 31g
Fiber: 3g vs. 2g
Sugar: 71g vs. 26g
Protein: 17g vs.10.5g


As an editor at SHAPE I have the chance to learn about the healthiest ways to cook, eat, and live from all sorts of experts but I’m also a single girl living in NYC with a busy schedule, active social life, and chocolate cravings. I’m here to share what works for me—and where I need a little help from you.



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